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Mr., Sir., Madman, Miss. What Do You See? Who are you? Do you Hear a Change? Who will you be by the End of the Year?

Mr., Sir., Madman, Miss.  What Do You See? Who are you? Do you Hear a Change? Who will you be by the End of the Year?

Kelly Sisco, Staff Writer
September 16, 2012
Filed under Columnists, Poetry, Truly Yours, Kelly!

Lipstick, makeup, heals, a bra, dyed hair and a dress is what I see now when I look at him. Yes, him I repeat. This may startle you but like I have learned and grown to accept what is, you may choice hopefully to accept things too. His voice will change too in time. His walk is still not quite all there....

I-Crazy

I-Crazy

Barry Paige, Staff Writer
September 14, 2012
Filed under Columnists, Powerful Paige

All week new yorkers have been standing in line at participating apple stores in anticipation for it's latest technological invention: the I-Phone 5. The line is filled with dedicated apple customers who have camped out in front of the store to be the first in receiving the i-phone, which doesn't hit...

41 Year-Old Man Leaves Wife and Kids For 18 Year-Old Former High School student

I-Crazy

Anne Rugumba, staff writer
April 5, 2012
Filed under Columnists, My African Eye

A California woman is livid and alleging abuse against a 41 year-old former high school teacher who moved into an apartment with her 18 year-old daughter. James Hooker, 41, left his job when it was revealed that he was in a relationship with Jordan Powers, 18. Hooker left his wife and kids for Jordan. Jordan...

Man Shoots Daughter’s Laptop After Reading Her Post On Facebook

I-Crazy

Anne Rugumba, staff
April 5, 2012
Filed under Columnists, My African Eye

A man named Tommy Jordan from North Carolina recently posted an eight minute video that showed him shooting his daughters laptop after reading posts that his daughter had posted on facebook complaining about doing house chores. Here is what the young girl Hannah posted.. “To my parents: I'm not...

American Reunion?!

American Reunion?!

Vincent Roszkowski, Entertainment Editor
March 24, 2012
Filed under Columnists, Entertainment, Movies and Television, The Weekly SoundOff

Since 1999, the American Pie series of movies has been quite a comedic, and memorable ride at its best. With moments such as Jim making that hilarious "home made movie" with that smoking hot brunette chick in the very first American Pie movie, to the fraternity vs midget fraternity football game in American...

Life, Party Of One.

Life, Party Of One.

Larry Curtis Jr., Staff Writer
March 15, 2012
Filed under Columnists, Larry Life

I  profess to be no expert on the subject of happiness and love. Though when I was younger, I imagined that by now, I would be living the American dream of  having a nagging wife, 2.5 delinquent children and only another 50 years left on my mortgage. Alas, the wife never materialized. I only wat...

Girl Scout Launches Cookie Boycott Campaign

Girl Scout Launches Cookie Boycott Campaign

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Jasmine Williams, Managing Editor
March 8, 2012
Filed under Columnists, Mainstream Media's Mold

Several months ago, I wandered upon a very intriguing video on my Facebook account. The headline read, “Girl Scout Launches Cookie Boycott Campaign,” which instantly caught my attention because, well who doesn’t love Girl Scout cookies? However, I was NOT mentally prepared for what I was...

Drugs In Hollywood

Drugs In Hollywood

March 5, 2012
Filed under Columnists, My African Eye

In the wake of Whitney Houston’s death, as the world tries to come to terms with the death of the iconic singer, the issue of drugs in Hollywood has been on almost everyone’s mind. From Michael Jackson to Amy Winehouse and now Whitney Houston, all immensely talented superstars that we have come to...

An Empire State of Mind

Larry Curtis Jr., Staff Writer
March 1, 2012
Filed under Columnists, Larry Life

I sat down one Tuesday morning like I always do. I have my bowl of oatmeal in front of my computer and check email. This mainly consisted of clearing my spam folder of  generic advertisements for Viagra knock offs that would probably leave me forever celibate, and some massive foreign bank needing...

My Drug of Choice

My Drug of Choice

Larry Curtis Jr., Staff Writer
February 27, 2012
Filed under Columnists, Larry Life

On one hand I was shocked, but at the same time I was not surprised. I had been playing Grand Turismo 5 (a car racing game for all those that are gaming challenged) on my Sony PS3 game console for much longer than a man of my age should that day. My fingers were throbbing and aching from smashing...

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